LMR1-173-5 : Low Cost VHF Narrowband FM Multi-Channel Radio Receiver, 173MHz

LMR1-173-5 - Datasheet  

Price: $119.24
Ex Tax: $108.40

Technical Summary

  • Operating frequency:
    44-146MHz Amateur Radio
    150.825-152.450MHz Australian LIPD Band
    151.820-154.600MHz US Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) band
    156.525MHz Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
    173.200 - 173.325MHz UK Telemetry, Telecommand, Fixed Alarm band
    173.20375-173.39625MHz US FCC Part 90.238 Telemetry
  • Other custom variants from 130 - 180MHz on any 2MHz band
  • 4 UK allocation channels (32 maximum)
  • Transmit power: +10dBm (10mW) nominal @ 3.1V (Adjustable 1 - 25mW)
    +20dBm (100mW) nominal @ 4.1V (Adjustable 25 - 100mW) 
  • Supply range: 3.1 – 15V (@10mW) transmitter and receiver 
  • Current consumption: 34mA @ 10mW, 90mA @ 100mW (transmit) and 20mA (receive) 
  • Data bit rate: 5kbps max. (Standard module) 
  • Receiver sensitivity: -118dBm (for 12 dB SINAD)

LMR1-173-5 : Low Cost VHF Narrowband FM Multi-Channel Radio Receiver, 173MHz

LMT1-173-5 Recevier


The LMT1 transmitter and LMR1 receiver modules offer a multi channel, low power, and reliable VHF data link. This makes the LMT1/LMR1 pair ideally suited to those low power applications where existing wideband modules have insufficient range, or where low cost multi-channel operation is needed without compromising on RF specification or regulatory requirement.


  • Conforms to EN 300 220-3 and EN 301 489-3
  • PLL synthesizer with TCXO
  • Data rates up to 5 kbps for standard module
  • Usable range over 1km
  • Fully screened. Low profile
  • Re-programmable via RS232 interface
  • Low power requirements


  • Handheld terminals
  • EPOS equipment, barcode scanners
  • Data loggers
  • Industrial telemetry and telecommand
  • In-building environmental monitoring and control
  • High-end security and fire alarms
  • DGPS systems
  • Vehicle data up/download
  • Heavy vehicle/machinery controls
  • MURS band